Contributor Patrick Clarke

Everyday Madness: Dry Cleaning

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Everyday Madness: Dry Cleaning

Finding beauty in the banal, and documenting life through a curious eye, Dry Cleaning’s debut finds the London band cementing their singular perspective - and upping the sonic ante along the way.

April 13, 2021 4:01pm

Phoenix from the Flames: slowthai

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Phoenix from the Flames: slowthai

This time last year, slowthai’s name was in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Now, on second LP ‘TYRON’, we find an artist facing his demons but coming out fighting.

February 12, 2021 12:14pm

Mind Games: Everything Everything

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Mind Games: Everything Everything

Since 2010 debut ‘Man Alive’, Everything Everything have become masters of the intricate and the odd. And fifth album ‘Re-Animator’ is their most uninhibited record yet.

September 11, 2020 3:17pm

Streets Ahead: Mike Skinner

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Streets Ahead: Mike Skinner

When Mike Skinner reunited The Streets, he could’ve cashed his cheque and quit. Instead, he’s got a mixtape, album and film on the way. We meet the certified legend who’s still pushing things forward.

May 8, 2020 1:00pm

Every Good: Porridge Radio

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Every Good: Porridge Radio

From Brighton’s DIY underground scene, Dana Margolin and pals are finally peeking their heads above the parapet and aiming for something bigger.

March 13, 2020 10:48am

Sound & Vision: La Roux

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Sound & Vision: La Roux

2014’s ‘Trouble In Paradise’ may have proved an all-too-relevant title, but with new LP ‘Supervision’, La Roux’s Elly Jackson is striding out on her own and swearily taking back control.

February 7, 2020 1:18pm

Youth & Young Manhood: Mura Masa

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Youth & Young Manhood: Mura Masa

On second album ‘R.Y.C’ (Raw Youth Collage), Alex Crossan - aka Mura Masa - is stepping out from behind the laptop, finding his voice and broadening his horizons.

February 5, 2020 2:26pm

His Dark Materials: Pixies

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His Dark Materials: Pixies

Across a long and rich career, Pixies have built a canon of strange and singular work. On ‘Beneath The Eyrie’ they’re finally inviting people into their world, but don’t think it’s going to come easy.

September 13, 2019 1:45pm

Gimme Some Truth: The Murder Capital

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Gimme Some Truth: The Murder Capital

On debut ‘When I Have Fears’, Dubliners The Murder Capital set out to explore their inner workings in the most commited way possible. This is what they found.

August 16, 2019 10:43am

Bare Necessities: Ezra Furman

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Bare Necessities: Ezra Furman

Stripping things back to their rawest, most unfiltered form, ‘Twelve Nudes’ finds Ezra Furman tackling the world and himself head on, and coming out fighting.

August 5, 2019 3:18pm

‘Mon the Sniff: Amyl and the Sniffers

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‘Mon the Sniff: Amyl and the Sniffers

Aussie punks Amyl and the Sniffers leave a trail of sweaty carnage wherever they go. We meet the band in Hamburg and try to keep up…

May 23, 2019 12:26pm